Extended Day

Cherry offers several affordable and reliable options for parents who need quality childcare outside of regular school hours.

Before School Care

Children enjoy playtime in our Cherry Gym and Playlot.

Available for children in Pre-K and 4 Morning Programs.

Monday through Friday

8:30 - 9:15AM

$10 Per Day (When Enrolled)

$12 Per Day Drop-In (Space Permitting)

Lunch Bunch

Children bring lunch from home and enjoy playtime in the Cherry Gym and Outdoor Playspaces.

Available to children in Pre-K and 4 Morning Programs.

Monday through Friday

12:00 - 2:15 PM

$ 32 Per Day (When Enrolled)

$35 Per Day Drop-In (Space Permitting)

Ready, Set, Go!

 
Taught by Sarah Schoonyoung, who holds degrees in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education, the Ready, Set, Go! program will prepare students for kindergarten through a play-based curriculum, implementing kindergarten state standards, focused on literacy, math, and science.  Children bring a lunch from home.  Local artists/educators in art, theater and dance will collaborate with students weekly integrating literacy and math into performance and movement.

For children 4 by Sept. 1, 2024

Monday through Friday
 
12:00 – 2:15PM

$6,387

Learning Through The Arts

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Taught by Annie Sutula, who holds a BFA in Visual Arts and Art Education, the Learning Through The Arts program will help develop a student’s creative side with an arts-based curriculum. Children bring a lunch from home. Collaborating with several Evanston arts programs, Cherry will bring local artists into the classroom once a week for music, dance and theater.

For children 3 or 4 by Sept. 1, 2024

Monday through Thursday

12:00 – 2:15PM

$5,597

Music & More Afternoons with Creative Kids Corner

Led by Linda Kusel – Cherry’s Music Instructor (CKC Director) and her staff.

Children will use play and a variety of art forms to nurture and develop their innate creativity. Each day is a new adventure that features revolving activities including music & movement, multi-media art, group games, language arts and more, including some sign language & Spanish.

Registration is open to all children aged 3 to 6

Monday thru Friday 2:15 – 5:00PM

Weekly, Daily and Drop In Pricing Available